Ashoknagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Ashoknagar
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Ashoknagar is located in West Bengal
Ashoknagar
Ashoknagar
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°49′59″N 88°37′59″E / 22.83306°N 88.63306°E / 22.83306; 88.63306Coordinates: 22°49′59″N 88°37′59″E / 22.83306°N 88.63306°E / 22.83306; 88.63306
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No. 101
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency 17. Barasat
Electorate (year) 192,589 (2011)

Ashoknagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 101 Ashoknagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ashoknagar Kalyangarh municipality, and Habra II community development block.[1]

Ashoknagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 17 Barasat (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1967 Ashoknagar Sadhan Kumar Sen Communist Party of India[2]
1969 Sadhan Kumar Sen Communist Party of India[3]
1971 Nani Kar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[4]
1972 Keshab Chandra Bhattacharya Independent[5]
1977 Nani Kar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1982 Nani Kar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1987 Nani Kar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1991 Nani Kar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1996 Nirode Roy Choudhury Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
1999 Bye Election Badal Bhattacharya Bharatiya Janata Party[11]
2001 Sarmistha Dutta Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
2006 Satyasebi Kar Communist Party of India (Marxist)[13]
2011 Dhiman Roy All India Trinamool Congress[14]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Dhiman Roy of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Satyasebi Kar of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Ashoknagar constituency[14][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Dhiman Roy 94,451 55.39 +6.30#
CPI(M) Satyasebi Kar 66,759 39.15 -6.93
BJP Gopal Nandi 4,168 2.44
CPI(ML) Liberation Jayasri Das 1,783
BSP Tarakeswar Hawlader 1,428
Independent Tapas Roy 1,344
Independent Uttam Kumar Raha 6,000
Turnout 170,533 88.55
Trinamool Congress gain from CPI(M) Swing 13.43#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Uttar 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 28 Increase23
Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease16
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease3
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India 1 Increase1

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)


1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[13]Satyasebi Kar of CPI(M) won the Ashoknagar assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Dhiman Roy of Trinamool Congress. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Sarmistha Dutta of CPI(M) defeated Ashok Krishna Dutt of Trinamool Congress in 2001.Badal Bhattacharya of BJP Defeated Rekha Goswami of CPIM In 1999 Bye Election,Casusing Death of Sitting MLA,Nirode Roy Chowdhury.[12]Nirode Roy Choudhury of CPI(M) defeated Dhiman Roy of Congress in 1996.[10]Nani Kar of CPI(M) defeated Keshab Chandra Bhattacharya of Congress/ Independent in 1991,[9]1987,[8]1982[7]and 1977.[6][16]

1967-1972[edit]

Keshab Chandra Bhattacharya, Independent, won in 1972.[5]Nani Kar of CPI(M) won in 1971.[4]Sadhan Kumar Sen of CPI won in 1969[3]and 1967.[2]Prior to that the Ashoknagar seat was not there.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  11. ^ "Bypoll results: West Bengal Assembly now has a BJP MLA". India Today 16 September 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2015. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  15. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Ashoknagar. Empowering India. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  16. ^ "88 - Ashokenagar Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010.